If one pop act has had a breakout year, it’s fun. Mixing new age alternative folk with modern pop tendencies, this trio of young songwriters have helped pull top40 focus away from the world of EDM, and today fans can dig deeper into their catalog. Starting today, fun.’s first album, Aim And Ignite, is available digitally on Amazon for only $2.99. If this interests you, and it definitely should, click here and make this modern classic yours forever.
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Indie pop act Fun. recently performed an acoustic version of “Carry On” and UTG has the footage.
Recorded at Uranus Studios in Tempe, AZ, Fun. performed “Carry On” as part of a promotional stop at X1039 FM. You can view the performance after the jump.
We are anxiously awaiting the release of Fun.’s Sophomore album in 2012. If for any reason you missed their debut (Aim & Ignite), click here and buy a copy now. Of all the bands we feature on UTG, very, VERY few ever reach the level of musicianship that this act already has. Discover …
One of 2009′s breakthrough acts, Fun. have released a FREE Christmas song. Download it here: https://nettwerk.box.net/shared/dft20hx65p
Fun. have released their video for “All the Pretty Girls.” If you don’t own their new album, Aim and Ignite, then you’re missing out on one of the best releases of the past year.
Album: Aim & Ignite
If you’ve had your ears open to the scene for the last six months, you’ve been anxiously awaiting the release of Fun.’s debut album, Aim And Ignite. However, if you’ve been in the dark, Fun. is the collaborative project of Nate Ruess (former lead singer of the now deceased The Format), Andrew Dost (ex-Anathallo), and Jack Antonoff (of Steel Train). After their co-headlining spring/early summer tour with Manchester Orchestra, I’ve been one of the legions of people who have anxiously awaited each song as the group slowly releases their …
First Impressions is a segment where we let you into our early thoughts on a highly anticipated album, This week, we have our early views on Fun’s Aim and Ignite. It drops August 25th, 2009.
I know it’s over 2 months away, but I couldn’t help writing about this amazing record already. Now, personally, I was never too into The Format, but as soon as I head “At Least I’m Not As Sad..” from Fun [ex Format's lead vocalist's new band], I knew I was hearing something special. I furious began writing every industry person I thought could put …
from the press release:
Nettwerk Music Group is proud to announce the release of AIM AND IGNITE, the
highly anticipated debut from fun., out August 25th. AIM AND IGNITE was produced by Redd Kross’ Steven McDonald and is a stunning array of diverse inspirations from three extraordinary musicians-former front man of The Format Nate Ruess, ex-Anathallo multi-instrumentalist Andrew Dost and Steel Train’s Jack Antonoff. When combined, they create an irresistible album that rethinks classic 70s pop, where ornate arrangements and inspired orchestrations meet present-day rock ‘n’ roll. The band recently joined Manchester Orchestra for a 34-date North American tour …